Saturday, July 18 - Thomas Paris, the 2009 Forest High School (Ocala, Florida) Player of the Year, signed with the St. Catharine College Soccer team today. Paris, who played Defender for Coach Melvin Valenzuela at Forest High, also earned the 2009 Principal's Award for Sportsmanship. "I am excited about starting my Patriot season off with a great start!" said Paris. Thomas plans to study Sports Leadership at St. Catharine.
Patriot Coach Paul Patton echoed those sentiments, "I am excited that we have signed a player of Thomas' ability. He will help with our defense this year and should be an impact player for us!"